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Hi, while I was driving in front of GE plant today I saw their yard switcher in front of the main gates, so I took theses pics enclosed. The model is called GE244 because in the past it used an Alco 244 prime mover. Nowadays it uses a GM prime mover from an old G12. There are only two of them in...
In the world of heavy duty flatcars there's the domestic (CN), TTX (QTTX & XTTX) and then there's KRL. Since its big (12 axles!) and red in color, I call it Kirill, a Russian name. Its waiting for a transformer load, there was an equally heavy duty crane nearby to lift it.
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